111TH Street Gateway Retail Center

The new 111th Street Gateway Retail Center – the gateway to the historic National Monument site – is a valuable amenity for the Pullman and Roseland communities and surrounding areas. The new retail signals Pullman is once again becoming a major destination for families, businesses and visitors.

The Potbelly Sandwich Shop and Star Cleaners, the first retailers to open in the new Gateway Retail Center were joined by the three new restaurants of the One Eleven Food Hall – Laine’s Bake Shop, Exquisite Catering and Events, and Majani Soulful Vegan Cuisine.  Owned by local entrepreneurs, it is the city’s first Food Hall located south of Chinatown.


  • Project: 111th Street Gateway Retail Center
  • Location: Just off the Bishop Ford Expressway at East 111th St. and Doty Ave., Chicago, IL
  • Results: The new retail center brought the first sit-down restaurants to open in the historic neighborhood in years and much-needed amenities and full-course dining options to the community.  It serves the community and the 300,000 visitors per year to the historic Pullman National Monument Site.

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